1941 fashion show restored with AI enhanced upscaling to 4k 60 fps. Filmed during the Blitz in 1940-41, this is a real Technicolor gem.
Dresses by Edward Molyneux, Norman Hartnell, Victor Stiebel, Charles Creed, Digby-Morton, Worth, and Peter Russell. The film was part of a home front drive to highlight Britain’s ingenuity in wartime. Filmed by Jack Cardiff, who is best remembered for his beautiful Technicolor cinematography in the films of Powell & Pressburger.
It’s an amazing time capsule of wartime 1940’s fashion.
1941 Fashion Film – AI Enhanced Upscaling
The films contention as World War II entered its second dreary year was that the British fashion industry was still ticking over nicely; and one could dream in Technicolor of better days to come. The dresses featured here would have required a lot of coupons.
Queen Cotton 1941
Original Technicolor footage : Queen Cotton 1941. Provided by British Council film archive.
Director – Cecil Musk
Cinematographer – Jimmy Rogers
Technicolor Adviser – Jack Cardiff ( The Red Shoes, A Matter of Life and Death 1946).
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